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Salvation Army launches Red Kettle Campaign

At the Red Kettle Campaign kickoff (l-r): Ottawa County Sheriff Steve Levorchik, Port Clinton Mayor Vince Leone, Ottawa County Salvation Army Director Maureen Saponari, and Capt. Tawny Cowen-Zanders, Area Coordinator-The Salvation Army of Northwest Ohio. Photo by John Schaffner.

The Salvation Army's Ottawa County Unit kicked off the 2013 Red Kettle Campaign last Friday with a breakfast at Catawba Island Club. Northwest Ohio Salvation Army Captain Tawny Cowen-Zanders announced the Campaign Goal would be $64,000 this year. 

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Bataan Day celebrated

Bataan Memorial Primary Elementary Principal, Mrs. Kendra Van Doren, with students Elijah Orosco and Carter Sayre at the school’s annual Bataan Day Ceremony. The pinwheels are in honor of the men from Port Clinton that were in the Battle of Bataan & Bataan Death March during World War II. The ceremony helps the students remember the history of their school name and realize the sacrifices made by these brave soldiers and others like them who fought and continue to fight for their country and our freedom.

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Soccer team loses, and wins, at state tournament

  • Published in Sports

On Saturday in Cincinnati, the Port Clinton boys U10 soccer team played in the Ohio area state tournament in Cincinnati. The final score, after double overtime and a shoot-out, was Fairfield, 2, Port Clinton 1. The Port Clinton team lost, and it won. It lost the game to number one seeded Fairfield and it won enriching experiences and lessons. During regulation play, a Port Clinton goal was disallowed on a controversial off-sides call. In the shoot-out, there was another controversial and game-deciding call. 

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